Alternative Transportation Manager (Military Move)

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Alternative Transportation Manager (Military Move)

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Alternative Transportation Manager (Military Move)
HomeSafe Alliance is the single global household goods movement manager of over 300,000 Military Household Goods moves per year for USTRANSCOM and the U.S. Armed Forces, Department of Defense civilians, U.S. Coast Guard, and their families.
HomeSafe Alliance is seeking highly skilled and motivated Alternative Transportation Manager to lead the domestic logistics team in all operational disciplines, implement a cost-effective procurement strategy, ensure operational excellence, high productivity, and customer satisfaction. This role will oversee all Service Provider activities, monitor call hold times, perform quality assurance reviews and work with interdepartmental staff to confirm that all booking and dispatch operations consistently meet company standards.
Responsibilities:
+ Fully understands all financial details associated with a military shipment from revenue billed to how distribution of compensation is made to each service provider.
+ Knows the freight marketplace well which enables a strong ability to keenly select the most effective carrier option from the marketplace that will lead to a successful shipment both operationally as well as financially. Is very good at training others in this skill.
+ Continuously reviews internal methods, processes, and technologies or creates new ones that lead to better operational and financial performance from the department.
+ Lead departmental training and convey the expectations of performance associated with each departmental position along with closely observing that expectations are at a minimum met and preferably exceeded.
+ Ability to optimize modes of transport for best shipping methods including Crate & Freight and No-Touch.
+ Investigate, plan, and implement transport methods that are strategically effective and relevant which meet the needs of HomeSafe Alliance, Service Providers, USTRANSCOM, Service Members and DoD Civilian customers.
+ Assist in the creation and maintenance of a departmental staffing plan that is in sync with performance requirements. Provide routine feedback to the V.P. on how changes in operational rhythm may require staffing revisions.
+ Assist in promoting an attitude within the department of being a service to the other company departments and ensure there always exists robust channels of communication with all departments.
+ Serve as a problem solver with the ability to understand drivers, agents, and customer issues to make decisions and relay direction and/or instructions as needed.
+ All other administrative duties as needed.
Qualification and Skill Requirement:
+ High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required
+ Undergraduate degree preferred with strong leadership skills.
+ 2 years directly related dispatch experience preferred in the military relocation of household goods.
+ Direct Supervisor or management experience.
+ Must be a U.S. citizen due to contractual requirements
+ High level of attention to detail.
+ Excellent oral and written communication skills
+ Prior HHG military move management experience highly preferred.
Inclusion and Diversity at HomeSafe Alliance:
At HomeSafe, we are passionate about our people, sustainability, and our Zero Harm culture. These inform all that we do and are at the heart of our commitment to, and ongoing journey toward being a more inclusive and diverse company. That commitment is central to our team of team’s philosophy and fosters an environment of real collaboration across cultures and locations. Our individual differences and perspectives bring enhanced value to our teams and help us develop solutions for the most challenging problems. We understand that by embracing those differences and working together, we are more innovative, more resilient, and safer.
Benefits:
+ Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance.
+ Paid time off (PTO) Three weeks of PTO for newly hired employees
+ 401(k)
+ Health and Wellness Programs
+ Disability, Life and AD&D insurance
+ Employee Support program
+ Family Support: Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
+ Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
+ Travel Accident & Medical
+ TRICARE Supplement Plan
+ Voluntary Benefit Plans
+ And more!
HomeSafe is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
HomeSafe? – Delivering Solutions, Changing the World.
HomeSafe has been established to be the premier household goods move management service provider for the U.S. Armed Forces, Department of Defense (DoD) civilians, and their families. Our team is dedicated to providing fast, easy, and efficient relocation experiences.
More than 300,000 military and government households are relocated every year. Coordinating these transfers is a massive undertaking-and we’re proud to say that HomeSafe is positioned to improve the customers’ moving experience. As a household goods moving service integrator, we provide earlier visibility into upcoming moves and greater network throughput capacity-ensuring household goods shipments are picked up and delivered on time.
With cutting-edge technology and proven logistics expertise, we’re transforming the moving process by continuously evaluating, refining, and improving our tools and techniques. We’re dedicated to making sure that every move is better than the last.
We thank you for your service, and for the privilege of serving you in return.
A t HomeSafe, We Deliver.
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Benefits:
+ Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance.
+ Paid time off (PTO) Three weeks of PTO for newly hired employees
+ 401(k)
+ Health and Wellness Programs
+ Disability, Life and AD&D insurance
+ Employee Support program
+ Family Support: Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
+ Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
+ Travel Accident & Medical
+ TRICARE Supplement Plan
+ Voluntary Benefit Plans
+ And more!